External liabilities and claims – End of period figures

API Detailed Documentation

API URL:

https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/market-data-and-statistics/monthly-statistical-bulletin/banking/elc-endperiod

API Data Enquiry

Output Fields (JSON) Swagger Format
Name Type Unit Of Measure Description
end_of_monthDateAs at end of
Year and Month in ISO format yyyy-mm, For example, 1997-01
type_enStringRegion/economy Type in English
type_tcStringRegion/economy Type in Chinese
name_enStringRegion/economy name in English
name_tcStringRegion/economy name in Chinese
liability_bank_outhk_hkdNumberHK$ millionLiabilities to banks outside Hong Kong HK$3
liability_bank_outhk_fcNumberHK$ millionLiabilities to banks outside Hong Kong F.C.
claim_bank_outhk_hkdNumberHK$ millionClaims on banks outside Hong Kong HK$
claim_bank_outhk_fcNumberHK$ millionClaims on banks outside Hong Kong F.C.
liability_nbc_outhk_hkdNumberHK$ millionLiabilities to non-bank customers outside Hong Kong HK$
liability_nbc_outhk_fcNumberHK$ millionLiabilities to non-bank customers outside Hong Kong F.C.
claim_nbc_outhk_hkdNumberHK$ millionClaims on non-bank customers outside Hong Kong HK$
claim_nbc_outhk_fcNumberHK$ millionClaims on non-bank customers outside Hong Kong F.C.

Footnotes:

1. For positions from June 2015 onwards, the external liabilities and claims data are collected following the Bank for International Settlements' (BIS) Guidelines for Reporting the BIS International Banking Statistics issued in March 2013 (BIS Guidelines). The data are analysed according to the residence of counterparty. Some positions have been reclassified and are not directly comparable with positions before June 2015.
2. Regions and economies are classified according to the BIS Guidelines.
3. Incomplete data coverage for positions before December 2014 due to reporting gaps of authorized institutions.
4. The territorial breakdown has been changed since June 2015.
* Mainland China excluding figures for Taiwan.
+ United Kingdom excluding figures for Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey since March 2004.
# Netherlands Antilles have been separated into Curacao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba since June 2015. Undetermined positions of the Netherlands Antilles are allocated as Former Netherlands Antilles since June 2015.

API Examples

Javascript Example

$.ajax({
url: 'https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/market-data-and-statistics/monthly-statistical-bulletin/banking/elc-endperiod?offset=0',
dataType:'json',
success:function(data){
alert('results found:'+ data.result.datasize)
}
});

Python Example

import urllib.request
url = 'https://api.hkma.gov.hk/public/market-data-and-statistics/monthly-statistical-bulletin/banking/elc-endperiod?offset=0'
with urllib.request.urlopen (url) as req:
print (req.read())

How to use the APIs

To learn more, please visit API documentation.